If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to General Aluminum. Our people, our plants and our management have a passion for quality and continuous improvement. Whether we provide a raw casting or a machined & assembled component to our customer, we always give our best effort with ever improving quality.

We are Team General Aluminum.

General Aluminum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All associates and applicants shall be treated equally according to their individual qualifications, abilities, experiences and other employment standards. There will be no discrimination due to gender or gender identity, race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran/military status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Position Details

HR Generalist-Payroll

  • Fremont, IN
  • Job Purpose


    Performs HR and employment relations functions including recruitment, selection, hiring, affirmative action, EEO, training, safety, discipline and maintains required records/documentation. Responsible for competence, awareness and training of associates performing work that affects product quality required by the TS 16949 standard and/or QS 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. Responsible for processing of payroll for both hourly and salaried staff. Performs a variety of reception duties.


    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Recruit, interview and select employees to fill vacant positions.
    • Meet with manufacturing staff on a weekly basis about manning requirements.
    • Responsible for hourly and salaried payroll processing.
    • Perform a variety of duties involving the greeting of visitors, answering and routing telephone calls, and responding to questions and inquiries in person and over the telephone.
    • Process new hires; to include pre-employment drug screens, orientation, establish files and enter employment information in payroll system. Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward company goals.
    • Processes payroll, salary changes and administer benefit plans, monitor /document personnel transactions such as hires, transfers, promotions, terminations and employment statistics.
    • Provide supervisors with competency evaluations and/or performance reviews.
    • Maintain, log and file training documents. Prepares and files reports of accidents and injuries for insurance carrier, as well as OSHA requirements.
    • Advises management in appropriate resolution of employee relation issues.
    • Responds to questions, inquiries and complaints from employees.
    • Monitors employee attendance, warnings, vacation tracking, LOA, and FMLA programs.
    • Ensures policies, procedures, legal requirements and regulations affecting human resource functions are in compliance.
    • Prepares monthly key metrics and HR reports.
    • Represents organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
    • Prepares employee separation notices, related documentation, and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
    • All other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor.


    • Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Prior payroll experience preferred
    • Excellent communication skills both oral and written. Continuous contact with management, salary and hourly associates.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.